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Talking Point: The Brazilian water crisis – it’s time to act

ITP Regional Co-ordinator for the Youth Career Initiative in Latin America Priscila Costa highlights the ongoing water issues in Brazil and says; ‘the time for awareness has passed, it’s time to act.’ In my role as YCI Regional Co-ordinator for Latin America, I spend a lot of time working both with hotels and with some […]

Sustainable Destinations: Upstate New York

Upstate New York may currently be swathed under several feet of snow, but outside of the harsh winters, the State has a lot to offer tourists beyond the renowned city, and perhaps surprisingly, it can offer plenty in the way of responsible and sustainable tourism too. Green Hotelier went on a tour of the State […]

Two Bunch Palms Eyes Carbon Neutrality

Two Bunch Palms is on track to become the first carbon neutral resort in North America. This iconic getaway located outside Palm Springs, California is best known for its 600-year-old hot mineral springs. In the past the sprawling resort served as a relaxation destination for classic Hollywood stars and the legendary Al Capone. Film buffs […]

Brazil World Cup tourism – negative or positive impact?

Green Hotelier Talking Point Continuing our Talking Point looking at negative and positive impacts of tourism, we’re turning our attention to next month’s World Cup. In a series of features over the next month we investigate ways hoteliers can maximise on this global event and ensure a net positive outcome for the country and its […]

How Caesar’s went sustainable on Showtime

When you think of sustainable hospitality, Caesar’s in Vegas might not be top of your list, but a new TV show sees them going all out to improve their sustainable credentials. This Monday 26th May on US channel Showtime, the next Years of Living Dangerously episode shows what happens when the EDF Climate Corps’ Scott […]

Inkaterra: 38 years of sustainable tourism

Recently, during a #LuxVox Twitter debate on sustainability in tourism, Green Hotelier met Inkaterra, the renowned Peruvian organisation that is celebrating 38 years of experience in sustainable tourism initiatives. The company offers hotels and experiences on the Inca Trail and was recognised by many debate participants for their sustainability credentials. We wanted to know more […]

Wyndham: Franchisees ‘Do the Right Thing’ with green initiatives.

Several Wyndham franchisee properties have been profiled in the hotel company’s Champions of Green document. The book showcases the leadership demonstrated by the Wyndham Green Franchisee Advisory Board and other owners around the world, who assist in creating and reviewing Wyndham’s sustainable programmes, in support of their goal to further reduce emissions by 16% by […]

Hilton DoubleTree Costa Rica achieves level 4 Sustainable Tourism Award

The DoubleTree by Hilton Central Pacific has been awarded level 4 Certification in the Sustainable Tourism Programme (CST) by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute. CST was designed to differentiate tourism sector businesses based on the degree to which they comply with a sustainable model of natural, cultural, and social resource management. CST is regulated by […]

ITP Members recognised as Best Place to Work for LGBT employees

On Human Rights Day the Human Rights Campaign Foundation published their annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 2014 which rates American workplaces for their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender equality. Opening the report, Chad Griffin, President of the Foundation says, “In what was an historic year of progress for the equal rights of lesbian, gay, […]